TracVision TV5

Rugged Satellite TV System for Hardworking Crews at Sea

With KVH’s exclusive RingFire technology, the 45 cm (18-inch) TracVision® TV5 satellite TV antenna provides 30% greater reception than comparably sized systems, as well as stronger signals and wider geographic coverage. The DVB-S2 compatible system enables crew to enjoy the live TV programming they desire, regardless of sea state. TV5’s Linear Universal Quad LNB configuration offers optional built-in GPS and autoskew. Features include:

  • Support for DIRECTV® U.S., DIRECTV Latin America, DISH Network®, Bell TV, and circular and linear Ku-band regional services worldwide
  • Low elevation angle for better tracking in Northern latitudes
  • Rugged design, advanced algorithms, and precision sensors for high-performance tracking and reception
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  • Find the system configuration that best suits your satellite TV needs with the KVH TracVision TV-series Configurator
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  • Integrated Single Wire Multiswitch (SWM-8) built into belowdecks TV-Hub supports up to 8 DIRECTV receivers
  • Easy installations and refits with the single coaxial cable for power, data, and video
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  • Advanced inertial-based stabilized search for fast satellite acquisition
  • Built-in worldwide satellite library
  • World-class warranty coverage and support

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Exclusive Technology

Easy Control via the TracVision TV-Hub
The innovative TracVision TV-Hub integrates the advanced functionality of the TV-series system into one streamlined IP-enabled antenna control unit with Ethernet connection and built-in Wi-Fi interface. This system offers automatic satellite switching, built-in DiSEqC protocol to support linear TV services worldwide, built-in SWM-compatible technology to support DIRECTV service, and built-in DISH Pro output to support DISH Network and Bell TV service. NMEA 0183/2000 input for heading and GPS enable fastest satellite acquisition.

Superior Reception with RingFire Technology
KVH’s proprietary RingFire technology is a breakthrough in antenna design that allows TracVision to provide wider geographic coverage and better reception than with competing antennas, even in extreme weather.

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KVH TracVision TV-series Configuration Wizard
Our Wizard will help you choose the system configuration that best suits your satellite TV needs. Just answer a few brief questions to display the parts you will need and the wiring diagram for your selected configuration.
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Exclusive Linear Universal Quad LNB

Linear Universal Quad LNB configuration offers built-in GPS and autoskew option.

Easy Automatic Switching

KVH’s IP AutoSwitch for multiple receiver installations delivers simple automatic switching on Dish Pro and DiSEqC-compatible services so you can easily access the channels and programs you want to watch—even when they are not on the same satellite.

Complementary SATCOM Systems

Complement your KVH TracVision satellite TV system with a KVH TracPhone V3-HTS, V7-HTS, or V11-HTS satellite communications system for fast, reliable satellite Internet and VoIP services. Operating on KVH’s global mini-VSAT Broadband HTS network, the world’s No. 1 maritime VSAT service, the TracPhone HTS-series family delivers data speeds as fast as 20 Mbps and worldwide connectivity in compact, rugged domes.

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